In Nürnberg, enterprising reporters had interviewed Hermann Göring and other Nazi defendants by relaying questions through defense attorneys. The war crimes tribunal last week told counsel to cut it out; the Russians had complained.
In Le Havre, biggest port of embarkation for homebound G.I.s, the U.S. Army port area commander demanded to look over all correspondents' stories. His reason: dispatches reporting friction between the French and the G.I.s had caused "embarrassment."
In Tokyo, General MacArthur talked about "unfettering" the Japanese pressbut still kept it on a leash (see below).
Censorship was still newsand still...